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Rocky forecasts for Medicare, Social Security

An unexpected weakening in the finances of Social Security and Medicare has raised concern about the bedrock programs for the middle class. The problems...

Health care coverage gains remain steady

The U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, an unexpected outcome after President Donald Trump’s repeated tries to take apart the Obama-era...

White House exploring mental health treatment expansion

Amid the outcry over the Florida school shootings, the Trump administration says it is “actively exploring” ways to help states expand inpatient mental health...

Trump’s Medicare Drug Plan: More Losers Than Winners?

Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump’s budget even as the sickest patients save thousands of dollars, a...

Sign-up for healthcare begins amid chaos

It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy — cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing...

Trump pulls plug on health insurance subsidies

In a brash move likely to roil insurance markets, President Donald Trump will “immediately” halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law...

Trump tries new healthcare stunt

Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order Thursday that...

In search of: A new HHS secretary

President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on costly...

What next for healthcare?

Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans’ stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law. But what’s next — more partisan conflict, or...

Trump triggers insurance rate hikes

The Trump administration’s own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers, a nonpartisan study has found. The...